Companies will be able to apply for the subsidies within a month and the first young people could start work in the autumn, says the Guardian. The paper says Mr Sunak decided it was too risky to wait until the autumn Budget to help the large numbers of young people in the hospitality, retail and leisure sectors.
The Guardian leads on the same story quoting a senior government source as saying: “There are a variety of different ways to do this. The question is whether the US administration is ready. The ball is in the US’s court. It takes two to tango.”